Welcome to the Women's Fund for the Fox Valley Region, Inc., an organization creating positive social change by investing in the unique needs and talents of women and girls. The Women's Fund pools together gifts both large and small from a broad base of donors to support our grants, education and advocacy work. With donor support, the Women's Fund is a leader in impacting social issues concerning women and girls by funding organizations that create positive change in our communities.
Worldwide and locally, women and children are disproportionately represented among victims of violence and poverty. In Northeast Wisconsin, 9% of households are headed by a single mother, yet these households make up 25% of the region's households in poverty. When you give a woman equal access to opportunity, her family and community will thrive.
Click here to find a copy of the complete Status of Women in Wisconsin Report.
Save the Date for the Women's Fund Luncheon!
The thirteenth annual Women's Fund Luncheon will be held on Thursday, September 19 at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel. Watch our website for more details as they become available. Save the date!
Overall, 1 in 4 female-headed households lives in poverty - growing to about 1 in 2 families among racial/ethnic minority households.